OIT Training Instructor Workshop Descriptions (Summary)
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Adobe Creative Cloud Express: Easy Ways You Can Have Your Students Create Assignments

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Adobe Creative Cloud Express is a cloud-based application that empowers you to create creative social media posts, Pages, and Videos with voice-over. It’s very easy to use, and creating content is just a mouse click away. Adobe even provides stock photos and royalty-free music for the videos you create. Adobe has created a wonderful tool for producing online content. Because the application is cloud-based, you can start a project on one computer and continue editing it on another computer or device. There are three levels of access: 1st as part of your Creative Cloud account, 2nd a monthly paid account, and a free basic account.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Canvas Catalog

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Canvas Catalog is an outreach platform for non-credit/non-degree related purposes. Colleges or units may use Catalog to offer professional development, public outreach, or other certificate-based courses. Catalog extends access to those outside of the university community. Catalog offerings can be fee-based using a special payment gateway, or they can be offered at discounts based on special promotional codes, or at no additional cost to the participant. Customized certificates are available to users upon completion of activities. Catalog is a separate instance of Canvas and is the only avenue to provide external users to a Canvas-based course.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Canvas: Accessibility Checking with UDoIT

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Online courses are only beneficial when they are accessible and usable by all students who need them. UDOIT is a cloud-based course accessibility checker that scans your Canvas course for potential accessibility problems and guides you through the steps needed to fix them. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to add UDOIT to your Canvas course, use it to check for errors, and address potential accessibility issues.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Canvas: Applying the UTK Canvas Course Template

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This workshop/consultation session will assist you through the steps of applying the UTK Canvas Course Template to your Canvas courses. The template will ease your Canvas course design efforts and your students will appreciate the clear and consistent navigation the template offers.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Canvas: Assignments and Grades

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This workshop will focus on the Canvas assignment tool faculty can use to track and/or improve student learning. Instructors will also learn the relationship between Canvas assignments and the grade book. We'll go beyond the nuts and bolts of assignment creation and management by learning about many best practices and helpful hints that can contribute toward a better, more efficient online experience for both you and your students.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Canvas: Foundations: Getting Started

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This workshop provides a foundational overview of basic features and functionality available in Canvas that allows instructors to build and support engaging courses.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Canvas: Getting Started with Canvas Studio

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This workshop will provide an overview of the Canvas Studio video platform - the next-generation online video learning platform. Canvas Studio integrates with Canvas and allows instructors to seamlessly create media interaction and active learning experiences in the online classroom. Learn how Canvas Studio can engage both students and instructors, provide insightful viewing analytics, generate captions, and turn video and audio content into conversation. All workshops are listed in Eastern Standard Time.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Canvas: New Quizzes

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New Quizzes, the newest assessment engine in Canvas, will eventually replace the Classic Quiz tool in Canvas. New Quizzes offers many benefits for online assessment, including a redesigned, more modern interface, a variety of new question types, detailed quiz log information, and more! Join us in this workshop session to learn how New Quizzes functions and compares to Classic Quizzes.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Canvas: What's New in Online@UT

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What's New in Canvas - Join us for this half-hour workshop and explore the latest updates in Online@UT (Canvas). It is important to stay up to date as features and functionality get added, changed, or removed frequently in Canvas. Come learn new and upcoming enhancements inside the Canvas interface!

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Classroom Tech: Ag Campus 

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Please log into your UT Google account by using your UT Email and password, then fill out the form by going to https://tiny.utk.edu/classroomconsult to let us know what building, room number, and time you would like to meet.

[NOTE: If you are not logged in with your UT Google account, you will receive an error message.]
Following registration, check your email for a message with the subject line: Classroom Technology Consultation. This email will include the name of your trainer.

Please let us know if the building is unlocked or if we’ll need to meet you outside so you can let us in. We cannot give access to rooms that we have not reserved. You will need access to the room and the building. This training is best for instructors who know the room they are teaching in and who have access to the room and building prior to classes.

Examples of Ag Campus buildings include:
BioSystems Engineering and Environmental
Brehm Animal Science
Food Safety and Processing
Food Science and Technology
Morgan Hall
Plant Biotechnology Building

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Classroom Tech: Central Area

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Please log into your UT Google account by using your UT email and password, then fill out the form by going to https://tiny.utk.edu/classroomconsult to let us know what building, room number, and time you would like to meet.

[NOTE: If you are not logged in with your UT Google account, you will receive an error message.]

Following registration, check your email for a message with the subject line: Classroom Technology Consultation. This email will include the name of your trainer.

Please let us know if the building is unlocked or if we’ll need to meet you outside so you can let us in. We cannot give access to rooms that we have not reserved. You will need access to the room and the building. This training is best for instructors who know the room they are teaching in and who have access to the room and building prior to classes.

Examples of buildings in the Central Campus include:
Art and Architecture
Bailey Education
Claxton Education
Communications Building
Haslam Business College
Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Building
Henson Hall
Howard Baker Center
Humanities and Social Sciences
Jessie Harris
John C. Hodges Library
McClung Tower
McClung Museum
Mossman
Stokely Management Center
Strong Hall

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Classroom Tech: The Hill

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Please log into your UT Google account by using your UT Email and password, then fill out the form by going to https://tiny.utk.edu/classroomconsult to let us know what building, room number, and time you would like to meet.

[NOTE: If you are not logged in with your UT Google account, you will receive an error message.]

Following registration, check your email for a message with the subject line: Classroom Technology Consultation. This email will include the name of your trainer.

Please let us know if the building is unlocked or if we’ll need to meet you outside so you can let us in. We cannot give access to rooms that we have not reserved. You will need access to the room and the building. This training is best for instructors who know the room they are teaching in and who have access to the room and building prior to classes.

Examples of buildings on The Hill include:
Alumni Memorial
Austin Peay
Ayres Hall
Buehler
Burchfiel Geography
Dabney
Dougherty Engineering
Ferris Hall
Hesler Biology
Min Kao
Nielsen Physics
Nursing Education Building
Perkins Hall
Tickle
Walters Academic
Zeanah Engineering

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Microsoft 365: Bookings

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Keeping up with your calendar is about to get much easerier. Bookings is like having your own personal virtual assistent who takes care of your appointment request. Bookings will allow people to book appointment with you at times that you designate, send meeting confirmations, rebook cancelations, and send meeting reminders. In this workshop you'll learn how to setup Microsoft Bookings and automate your appointment scheduling.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Microsoft 365: Sharing and Collaborating

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This workshop will focus on using the collaborative aspects of the Office 365 suite. We will cover related features of Outlook and Calendar, Groups, Planner, and OneNote, as well as Office 365 mobile apps. (This is part of the Microsoft Mondays series. Attend one or all of these workshops.)

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Microsoft OneNote: Introduction

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Digital Tools for Notetaking - One Note session (This is part of the Microsoft Mondays series. Attend one or all of these workshops.)

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Microsoft Planner: Overview

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This workshop will walk you though the basics of using Microsoft Planner. Planner is a to-do/project management app that is part of Microsoft 365. It can be used for personal or teamwork planning. (This is part of the Microsoft Mondays series. Attend one or all of these workshops.)

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: Accessibility: Designing Accessible Course Materials

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This workshop series provides opportunity for faculty to learn about the benefits and applied principles for proactively designing course materials that are accessible for all learners. Learn more about designing accessible Word documents and PowerPoint presentations, as well as closed captioning and the use of Read&Write software for which UT Knoxville has a site license. As part of the workshop, participants will practice applying these concepts to actual course material from their courses with guided oversight and support. Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to begin this workshop at your own pace at the following URL: https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/D9JTMB

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: Best Practices for Assessment Design & Delivery

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Putting your final exam online? Need ideas for how to assess learner progress in Canvas? This is a one-stop location for asynchronous, self-paced training related to designing and delivering effective tests and assessments online. Topics include pedagogy and design, using Canvas to construct tests and assessments, and facilitating feedback effectively. Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to begin this workshop at your own pace at the following URL: https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/6WEPDH.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: Canvas Folio: Digital Tool for Assessment and Student Career Prep

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Canvas Folio is an electronic portfolio tool that students, faculty, and staff can use to craft a professional digital version of their resume or portfolio. Folio is fully integrated with Canvas and is more robust than Canvas’ ePortfolio tool. Students have lifetime access to their Folio and can continue to contribute to it after graduation. This self-paced, online course features how-to resources for creating, customizing, and sharing your Folio, and examples of Folios for various disciplines. Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to begin this workshop at your own pace at the following URL: https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/B7KWRF

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: Canvas Training for Faculty

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This workshop is designed to familiarize instructors with the need-to-know tools and features of Canvas in order to design, deliver, and manage your course effectively. Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to begin this workshop at your own pace at the following URL: https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/WMMY8E

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: Clicker Self-Service

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This course will equip you with the tools and knowledge to pose response-driven questions in real-time during your course instruction. Whether you teach with Powerpoint or other presentation styles, you can use the TurningPoint software to ask and receive responses. This response system also allows you to sync the responses to Canvas for class participation scores or quizzes. By completing this course you will have the ability to:
• Setup your Canvas course to use clickers
• Create questions in PowerPoint, Anywhere Polling (questions over other software), Self-paced quizzes (participants answer at their own pace), or Scheduled quizzes.
• Sync grades to Canvas
Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to begin this workshop at your own pace at the following URL: https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/CBGWWE

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: Implementing UDL on Canvas

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Canvas offers robust tools for accessible and engaging course design. This course helps instructors and instructional designers learn how to maximize the design of Canvas courses using the principles and practice of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). The course also models best practices for Canvas course design, offering rich opportunities to both experience and learn. As a self-paced asynchronous learning experience, you may complete the course whenever and wherever you'd like and at your own pace. Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to begin this workshop at your own pace at the following URL: https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/M8Y8M9

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: Materia: Engage Students with Interactive Course Widgets

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Learn how to use Materia to add engagement and interactivity to your online course. Materia allows you to customize prebuilt puzzles, games, and study tools – called widgets – for use in your Canvas course. Widgets can be graded or ungraded and include interactive elements such as flash cards, branching scenarios, crossword puzzles, word searches, sorting activities, and much more – no design or programming skills necessary. Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to begin this workshop at your own pace at the following URL: https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/WJENG8

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: OER: Avoiding Copyright Issues With Open Educational Resources (OER)

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Learn how to use Open Educational Resources (OER) in your presentations and course materials, and save students money by using open textbooks. OER are materials licensed for sharing by their creators. This self-paced, online course covers how to find them, evaluate OER for fit and quality, properly attribute and license OER, share OER, and how to guide others in creating OER. Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to begin this workshop at your own pace at the following URL: https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/K4L8AC

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: PowerPoint for Faculty & Staff

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Do you have a class or conference presentation coming up? Get some tips for designing a great PowerPoint presentation. Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to begin this workshop at your own pace at the following URL: https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/3M49RJ

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: Secure Online Testing with Proctorio

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This support documentation site is designed to familiarize instructors with Proctorio, the automated remote proctoring service integrated within Canvas, in order to remotely proctor online assessment to help protect the academic integrity of test-takers. Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to access this site at the following URL: https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/MFNBPF

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: Teaching Online Reboot: Canvas and Zoom

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Learn the general framework for easily creating Canvas course sites by applying a new course template as well as techniques to manage the online classroom environment using Zoom. Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to begin this workshop at your own pace at the following URL, https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/63EGGE.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Panopto: Learn to Record and Edit in Panopto

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This workshop will cover the basics of recording and editing using Panopto. Learn two ways to record by choosing from the browser-based recording feature called Panopto Capture or the Panopto Desktop Application. Attendees will also learn simple editing techniques using Panopto's built-in editor.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Panopto: Manage, Host, and Assign Videos within Canvas

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This workshop will cover practical techniques for uploading and managing Panopto content within Canvas. Panopto is fully integrated with Canvas allowing instructors to share content to their Canvas course without leaving the course site. Learn how to add Panopto video content to your course using the external tools and text editor functions inside of Canvas. Integrate videos within the assignments function in Canvas to allow students to submit their own Panopto videos for feedback and grades.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Recording at Home: Best Practices and Tips

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Learn how to make your at-home or remote recordings better with this workshop on best practices and tips for recording at home.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Zoom: Breakout Rooms

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Breakout rooms can be a useful part of the Zoom experience, from organizing group discussions during class time to running multiple presentations in a conference type setting. The agenda will cover how breakout rooms work in Zoom: how they’re created, what they’re useful for, and the latest available features. Attendees will get to experience breakout rooms firsthand in this session, and they’ll also be given the opportunity to take control of the session and get experience creating and using breakout rooms themselves.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Zoom: Introduction to LiveOnline@UT

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If you currently use tools like Skype and FaceTime, or require an alternative tool for video conferencing for administrative or teaching needs, you’ll want to learn more about LiveOnline@UT (Zoom). Zoom enables users to have interactive, high-quality video and audio conferences from laptops, desktops, and mobile devices. Join us to learn more about Zoom and how it can assist you in teaching and learning, administration, and research collaboration.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Zoom: What's New in LiveOnline@UT?

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What's New In Zoom - Join us for this one-hour workshop and explore the latest updates in LiveOnline@UT (Zoom). The agenda includes topics such as exploring content sharing and screen layout options, engaging on-screen feedback icons, and managing participants. We’ll discuss these topics and much more! Pre-requisite: Experience with scheduling and leading Zoom meetings. This workshop is online and the workshop instructor will email you a Zoom meeting link the day before the workshop.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Microsoft 365 Bookings: Overview

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This workshop will walk you through the basics of setting up Microsoft Bookings. Bookings is an online app that makes scheduling appointments a breeze. Bookings can be setup for single use or for your entire office. (This is part of the Microsoft Mondays series. Attend one or all of these workshops.)

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Microsoft Office 365: Overview

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This workshop is an introduction to using the online Office 365 suite. We will teach you how to navigate the interface, create and manage documents, customize Outlook and Calendar, and use Groups. (This is part of the Microsoft Mondays series. Attend one or all of these workshops.)

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Microsoft Teams: Overview

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Get a quick overview of how to use Microsoft Teams for your group. Learn about chats, channels, scheduling video calls, and lots more. We'll leave time for Q&A at the end to answer any specific questions you have. (This is part of the Microsoft Mondays series. Attend one or all of these workshops.)

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Proctorio: Remote Proctoring for Online Assessments

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This Proctorio overview session will provide you the knowledge to get started using Proctorio in your Canvas course sites to remotely proctor online assessment in efforts to help protect the academic integrity of test-takers.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in Higher Education

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Dr. Bob DuBois, the OIT 2021-22 Faculty Fellow for the Universal Design for Learning (UDL), is offering this introductory review of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). UDL is a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all learners based on scientific insights into how students learn. The workshop will offer a wide range of possible ways UDL can be used to enhance student retention, persistence, and engagement in online, on-campus, or blended courses. To encourage flexibility and graduate incorporation of UDL principles, the workshop will highlight strategies that can target learning barriers and be implemented in 20 minutes, 20 days, and 20 months to improve student success.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.